Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Education M.A.T. — Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Emphasis

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

The Master of Arts in Teaching - Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (MAT-CLD) Education program prepares teachers to serve the growing number of emergent bilingual learners in their classrooms. Requirements for the program include admission to the Graduate School with a teaching license or evidence of enrollment in a teacher preparation program. Documentation of second language learning experience must be submitted by the end of the program in order to obtain your degree.

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Degree Requirements — 30 Credits

Required Course — 3 credit hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Required Major Credits — 27 credit hours

ECLD 592Second Language Acquisition Theory

3

ECLD 593Language, School and Society

3

ECLD 594Foundations of Language and Linguistics for ESL/Bilingual Educators

3

ECLD 602Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners

3

ECLD 604Field Experience in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education

3

ECLD 605Seminar in Multilingual Teaching and Learning

3

ECLD 611CLD Methods and Assessment I

3

ECLD 612CLD Methods and Assessment II

3

EDRD 523Academic Language/Literacy Development for Diverse Learners in School Settings

3